Conor Reilly will enter his first season with the Walsh Cavaliers in 2018. He joins the Maroon and Gold after two years at Case Western Reserve University as the defensive line coach where the Spartans were 20-2 overall in two seasons and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Division III playoffs in 2017.
Prior to his arrival at Case Western, Reilly spent a year as a graduate assistant at Ohio University working with the linebackers where the Bobcats made an appearance in the 2015 Raycom Camellia Bowl. In 2014 he was an offensive quality control coach for the Bobcats working with the running backs. Reilly also played at Ohio from 2006 through 2009 where he was a four year letter winner and helped the Bobcats win two Mid-American Conference East Championships (2006, 2009) and appeared in two bowl games (2007 GMAC Bowl, 2009 Little Caesars Pizza Bowl).
Reilly served as the running backs coach at the College of Wooster in 2013 where it lead the NCAC conference in rushing yards per game. He was also the defensive line coach at Hudson High School in 2011 where he helped the team to an 11-2 record and a state playoff appearance.
Reilly also played a year in the Arena Football League (AFL) with the Cleveland Gladiators where he helped them win the 2011 American Conference East Division Championship and appeared in the 2011 AFL Playoffs.
Reilly graduated from Ohio University in 2016 with a master’s degree in sport sciences with a focus in coaching education. He also earned his bachelor’s degree at Ohio University in recreation management in 2010. Reilly is a native of Hudson, Ohio and a graduate of Hudson High School where he was an All-Ohio defensive end.